Goals Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old goals quotes, goals sayings, and goals proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there. Bo Jackson
You'll fail at a 100% of the goals you don't set. Mark Victor Hansen
Big goals get big results. No goals get no results or somebody else's results. Mark Victor Hansen
People with goals succeed because they know where they are going. It's as simple as that. Earl Nightingale
Your goals are the road maps that guide you and show you what is possible for your life. Les Brown
As you reach your goals, set new ones. That is how you grow and become a more powerful person. Les Brown
Famous archer, Howard Hill won all of the 267 archery contests he entered. He could hit a bullseye at 50 feet, then split first arrow with the second. Would it be possible for you to shoot better than him? YES, if he were blindfolded! How can you hit a target you can't see? Even worse, how can you hit a target you don't even have!? You need to have GOALS in your life! Zig Ziglar
Goals provide the energy source that powers our lives. One of the best ways we can get the most from the energy we have is to focus it. That is what goals can do for us; concentrate our energy. Denis Waitley
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible. Anthony Robbins
The most important thing about goals is having one. Geoffrey F. Abert
For me, goals are my road map to the life I want. They have helped me accomplish things I once thought were impossible. Catherine Pulsifer
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive. Robert Schuller
The secret to productive goal setting is in establishing clearly defined goals, writing them down and then focusing on them several times a day with words, pictures and emotions as if we've already achieved them. Denis Waitley
Goals: There is no telling what you can do when you get inspired by them. There is no telling what you can do when you believe in them. There is no telling what will happen when you act upon them. Jim Rohn
Goals are reached with patience and guidance. Goals are like clouds that drift through the skies waiting to be touched. Goals are the ultimate accomplishment of a wheel that is set in motion. Alvaretta Roberts
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals. Lou Holtz
Although goals are important, having a plan of action is vital to the success of those goals. Having a goal with no plan of action is like wanting to travel to a new destination without having a map. Steve Maraboli
Don't let your plans or goals become more important than yourself, or the ones you care about! Jose N. Harris
The more goals you set - the more goals you get. Mark Victor Hansen
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. Zig Ziglar
Without goals, and plans to reach them, you are like a ship that has set sail with no destination. Fitzhugh Dodson
Think big goals and win big success. David. J. Schwartz
Crystallize your goals. Make a plan for achieving them and set yourself a deadline. Then, with supreme confidence, determination and disregard for obstacles and other people's criticisms, carry out your plan. Paul J. Meyer
Goals are dreams we convert to plans and take action to fulfill. Zig Ziglar
You must have long-range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short-range failures. Charles C. Noble
The ultimate reason for setting goals is to entice you to become the person it takes to achieve them. Jim Rohn
Setting goals for significant accomplishments you want to achieve in your life, both personal and professional accomplishments, costs you nothing. Failure to set them can cost you plenty. You are smack in the middle of the only life your going to have. You can choose to succeed, or choose to drift; having goals makes the difference. Alec Mackenzie
Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning; they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life. Harvey Mackay
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them or even seriously consider them as believable or acheivable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them. Denis Waitley
An average person with average talents and ambition and average education, can outstrip the most brilliant genius in our society, if that person has clear, focused goals. Mary Kay Ash
Review your goals twice every day in order to be focused on achieving them. Les Brown
Where are the people who don't have goals headed? Those 97 per cent end up working for the three percent. Shiv Khera
When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps. Confucius
You have to set goals that are almost out of reach. If you set a goal that is attainable without much work or thought, you are stuck with something below your true talent and potential. Steve Garvey
Your goal should be out of reach but not out of sight. Anita DeFrantz
Make each day count by setting specific goals to succeed, then putting forth every effort to exceed your own expectations. Les Brown
Goals that are not written down are just wishes. unknown
When we are motivated by goals that have deep meaning, by dreams that need completion, by pure love that needs expressing, then we truly live life. Greg Anderson
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals. Sydney Smith
Goals determine what you're going to be. Julius Erving
There is no achievement without goals. Robert J. McKain
Set a goal to achieve something that is so big, SO exhilarating that it excites you and scares you at the same time. It must be a goal that is so appealing, so much in line with your spiritual core, that you can't get it out of your mind. If you do not get chills when you set a goal, you're not setting big enough goals. Bob Proctor
To have Goals is to have a future, because without goals we will strive for nothing. Andrew Ridings
Goals allow you to control the direction of change in your favor. Brian Tracy
The most important thing you can do to achieve your goals is to make sure that as soon as you set them, you immediately begin to create momentum. The most important rules that I ever adopted to help me in achieving my goals were those I learned from a very successful man who taught me to first write down the goal, and then to never leave the site of setting a goal without firs taking some form of positive action toward its attainment. Anthony Robbins
You must take action now that will move you towards your goals. Develop a sense of urgency in your life. H. Jackson Brown, Jr
Goals help you overcome short-term problems. Hannah More
If what you are doing is not moving you towards your goals, then it's moving you away from your goals. Brian Tracy
Establishing goals is all right if you don't let them deprive you of interesting detours. Doug Larson
Goals are dreams with deadlines. Diana Scharf Hunt
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals – that is, goals that do not inspire them. Tony Robbins
If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us. Jim Rohn
A person without ambition is like an lifeless object and when you work with an ambition, no goal is difficult to achieve. Anurag Prakash Ray
Leaders aren't born they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that's the price we'll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal. Vince Lombardi
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. Goethe
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. Ralph Waldo Emerson
The tragedy of life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goals to reach. Benjamin Mays
A goal without an action plan is a daydream. Nathaniel Branden
You need a plan to build a house. To build a life, it is even more important to have a plan or goal. Zig Ziglar
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch. Mary Kay Ash
Goals are the sweetest fruits of the most bitter trials of life. Hermann J Steinherr
Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another. John Dewey
If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now. Marie Osmond
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want. Zig Ziglar
The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score. Bill Copeland
Go as far as you can see, and when you get there you will see farther. Orison Swett Marden
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive. Robert H. Schuller
Everybody has their own Mount Everest they were put on this earth to climb. Seth Godin
We are kept from our goal not by obstacles but by a clear path to a lesser goal. Robert Brault
This one step – choosing a goal and sticking to it – changes everything. Scott Reed
Your goals are the road maps that guide you and show you what is possible for your life. Les Brown
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success. Pablo Picasso
By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands — your own. Mark Victor Hansen
Goals determine what you're going to be. Julius Erving
You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. Les Brown
Goals are the end results of a long hard struggle that is considered the fruit of all efforts. Hermann J Steinherr
It is never too late to be who you might have been. George Eliot
Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal — a commitment to excellence — that will enable you to attain the success you seek. Mario Andretti
All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible. Orison Swett Marden
It's better to be at the bottom of the ladder you want to climb than at the top of the one you don't. Stephen Kellogg
Goals are discovered, not made. Richard J. Foster
Goals are accomplished when accomplishment rules the heart and mind. Hermann J Steinherr
The road leading to a goal does not separate you from the destination; it is essentially a part of it. Charles DeLint
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight. Jim Rohn
A goal properly set is halfway reached. Zig Ziglar
Without some goals and some efforts to reach it, no man can live. John Dewey
We aim above the mark to hit the mark. Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things. Albert Einstein
All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. Walt Disney
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at. Bruce Lee
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past. Thomas Jefferson
Without some goal and some effort to reach it, no one can live. Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Obstacles are those things you see when you take your eyes off the goal. Hannah More
It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves. Edmund Hillary
If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes. Andrew Carnegie